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    10 Great Debate Scenes Listed by Time: Tracy Flick, Woody Allen, 'The Candidate' & Frank the Tank Make the Cut

    Now that the Presidential debates have wrapped up for the 2012 election, Time has compiled a list of the ten best debate scenes in film history. Included in the comedy-heavy list are Woody Allen's Fellini rant in "Annie Hall"...

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    Another Holiday Release To Numb Your Butt: 'Les Misérables' Runs Nearly 3 Hours With "No Plans To Cut It Down"

    Despite his consistently surprising/worrying technological tweaks to the LOTR franchise with “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” Peter Jackson was nonetheless able to finally fit audience expectation with news that the first installment would run close to three hours. However, it seems this holiday...

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    Watch: International Trailer For 'A Good Day To Die Hard' Sees The Return Of Mary Elizabeth Winstead

    It's simple math: with a PG-13 rating, "Live Free Or Die Hard" earned more domestically and worldwide than any other installment in the franchise. And since the MPAA considers F-bombs to be worse than bullets, 20th Century Fox likely realizes that they can draw in those teens who don't see movies wi...

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    Casting Watch: Crowe Wants Bradley Cooper to Star Opposite Emma Stone in Upcoming Project

    Cameron Crowe has reportedly singled out Bradley Cooper as the ideal casting choice for his next project, which already has Emma Stone on board.

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    New Poster & Snowy Pic From Walter Salles' 'On The Road'

    While most of the promo material thus far for Walter Salles' "On the Road" have played up the steamy, sweaty, summery aspects of the film, Dean Morirarty and his pals also do a bit of winter traveling. And with the movie now just around the corner after hitting Cannes, getting recut, and unspooling ...

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    It's Official: The Posters For 'Killing Them Softly' Are Among the Year's Best

    The Oscar prospects might be low for the latest Brad Pitt vehicle "Killing Them Softly," but that hasn't caused The Weinstein Company to skimp in the promotional department. Earlier this month we ran six of their posters for the thriller in a post subtly titled "Are the 'Killing Them Softly' Posters...

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    Idris Elba Has Met With Bond Producers To Play 007; Christopher Nolan Would Be "Dream" Director For Franchise

    As 23rd Bond chapter “Skyfall” preps for its public bow Stateside next month, and with many early reviews, including ours, calling it a fine return to franchise form, the pairing of Daniel Craig and director Sam Mendes looks to be one with a promising future if sustained. However, even in safe water...

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    HBFF 2012 Preview - 'The Black Kungfu Experience' (On Kungfu’s Black Pioneers & Heroes)

    A film we alerted you to earlier this year, which was online at the time, in full, but was quickly pulled soon after our posting, likely for this reason...

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    3 More Posters For 'Killing Them Softly' Link Violence, Capitalism & America

    Posters, posters, posters, posters, posters and now even more posters. If there has been one distinct thread through The Weinstein Company's marketing campaign for "Killing Them Softly," it has been an array of terrifically stylized one sheets for the movie. But whether that translates into audience...

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    Change in Release Pattern for Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty

    Kathryn Bigelow's follow-up to her Oscar winning The Hurt Locker was supposed to open wide into the crowded Christmas market on December 19. The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Sony is now looking to platform Zero Dark Thirty on the date and have it open wide in early January.

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